Security Architect

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Thorpe St Andrew
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The backgroundAviva's strategy is 'Digital First' which involves transforming ourbusiness to become a major online financial services organisationoperating with a FinTech mind-set to keep Aviva ahead of the market bydelivering the greatest value direct to our customers through theprovision of exemplary online services.To drive this transformation: Digital business units have been established, starting in the UK and Singapore, to focus on digital/online sales and support direct to customers A global Digital CIO organisation has been created to provide Aviva Group business units a consistent set of online services on a 'build once, use many' principleThe Team The Digital CISO team are tasked with securing these services whereverthey might be deployed. This role encompasses product securityarchitecture to ensure applications and customer data is secure, thathosting is secure and services monitored and that the Digital businessunits operate in a secure manner and meet all regulatory, legal andAviva Group security standards.This role is part of the Digital Market Information Security Team and isfocused on providing CISO functions to the Digital Business Units. The PersonThis role is at the cutting edge of digital transformation andprotection and responsible for the data security and risk managementwithin a Digital Business Unit (DBU). The role participates in securityand risk management work performed on behalf of the DBU including: Define and develop approaches to enhance the security of Digital CIO products by incorporating the most appropriate best practices and architecture to support Aviva's digital vision Assist in the bigger picture of defining and delivering Aviva's Global Digital CIO security strategy, policy & standards so customer and Group data managed by Digital services is protected from theft and misuse. This will align closely with the Group CISO security strategy Define and develop approaches for enhancing the intelligence and adaptive behaviour of Digital CIO applications. This is critical for improving the way applications respond to cyber threats. For example applications that can consume intelligence information and adapt their behaviour appropriately To identify and extend the Group's abilities to detect and prevent fraud by continually reviewing new technologies and methods and introducing them to the Group's digital systems Act as a hub coordinating with Digital CIO, CTO and Group Security Consultancy, Architecture & Design to ensure Digital CTO technology selection and patterns and Group CISO security strategy and technologies are incorporated into Digital CIO products To act as Product Manager for all security aspects of Digital CIO productsDuties & Responsibilities Defining the architecture required in a digital world to support Aviva's vision to become a leading FinTech How to digitise the traditional paper based services to be available online How best to protect customer data to support this strategy Considering customer experience as well as technical controls, e.g. leadership in work such a reuniting customers with 'lost' policies, e.g. secure but accessible registration for products containing sensitive PII data even when product details may be lost Defining policy for the use of different technologies such as the use of 2FA to protect our customer's data while ensuring the customer experience is enhancedDefine and evangelise the adoption of Adaptive ApplicationsDevelop techniques for detecting and preventing fraudIdentify key areas of risk for applications from credential stuffers to all OWASP threats and DDoS protectionDefine how Adaptive Applications should work using the data at Aviva's disposal working closely with the Digital Security Services Manager.Define Future direction for security technology to be used by all Digital CIO servicesTo continually evolve Aviva's security technology stack, evaluating and bringing in new technologies in conjunction with Digital CIO CTO and Group Security Consultancy, Architecture & Design as appropriate so as to enhance Aviva's security postureTo look ahead and review new technologies and methods for customer verification, identification and authentication to ensure Aviva's services remain current and ahead of the competitionTo identify and extend the Group's abilities to detect and prevent fraud by continually reviewing new technologies and methods and introducing them to the Group's digital systems along with recommendations of implementing new in house technologies building on our own data "making our applications smarter"To continually appraise the security posture of Aviva's online service and look ahead at emerging threats and mitigation trends to steer Aviva's security to counter such threats as and before they emergeSkills & Experience required University Degree in technology/Diploma in Management/MBA/appropriate technical qualification Excellent understanding of information security Through understanding of cloud technologies and how to leverage the cloud to enhance Aviva's security posture Experience of operating at senior management level Leadership skills - able to inspire, energise and motivate people around our vision, values and objectives Technology Visionary Understanding of Aviva's global footprint and distribution channels Ability to think long-term strategically as well as operationally Heightened relationship management skills at all levels Ability to anticipate future trends and needs as well as managing current environmentNice to have Experience in C#, Java or other language application development Experience working in a regulated business Understanding of infrastructure security concepts including firewalls, IDS/IPS and network zoning Understanding of IP network addressing, load balancing and high availability applications and infrastructureWhat will you get for this role? Competitive salary dependent on experience Generous defined contribution pension scheme Annual performance related bonus and pay review Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save schemeBring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do thebest work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone whowants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to lifethrough the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working fromhome some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parentand carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if yourequire an alternative method of applying please contact Vicky Gianre inthe Resourcing team on 0117 928 4420.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_2i40bgz9g&t=4s - provided by Dice C#, CLOUD, DATA SECURITY, DEGREE, FIREWALL, INFORMATION SECURITY, JAVA, LOAD BALANCING, MBA, RISK MANAGEMENT, SECURITY CONSULTANCY

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